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1 Abdullah, Achmed. (with) Pakenham, T. Compton. THE HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN AND OTHERS.
NY PUTNAM. 1919 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
Close to fine in gold colored cloth covers, lacking the rare dj. (Only the lightest degree of shelfwear to covers) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Adams, Dan. Bad for Each Other.
Santa Monica Waverly Books 2015 1517514517 / 9781517514518 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
A trade-size paperback original. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. The story opens in New Orleans. The year is 1976. Two young people, Danny and Raye, meet in a bar called Storyville. Drawn by passion spurred by urgency they fall in love. From the outset trouble intervenes forcing them to flee. Along the way they exchange vows and come to realize just who they are. The promise of a new life an ocean apart sets the tone for what follows. Faced with an unforgiving past they make their own rules and avoid looking back. By the author of "Tales From a Century Before," a memoir of coming of age in the 1960s and the adventure of a lifetime. ; 5 1/2" X 8 1/2"; 169 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Allingham, Margery. Coroner's Pidgin.
London William Heinemann Ltd. 1945 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
First Edition. Very good only copy in poor dust jacket. (Trangular chip at head of front panel of jacket. Chipping at spine which is quite worn and separated from the front cover. Few chips and general wear with traces of soiling on rear panel. Light spotting to black cloth covers. ) Cheap wartime production that's scarce in any condition. A Campion novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
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4 Ambler, Eric. The Care of Time.
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1981 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
SIGNED limited edition. #82 of 300 numbered and signed copies. Near fine in black cloth with maroon endsheets in red cloth publisher's slipcase that's near fine. (Light foxing to edges on book and a trace of faint foxing on slipcase. ) Thriller set in the Middle East. (B); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Auster, Paul. The New York Trilogy: City of Glass Ghosts the Locked Room.
Los Angeles Sun & Moon Press. 1994 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First combined edition. Near fine In fine dust jacket. (Trace of light foxing at edges. ) ; 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"; 464 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Babcock, Dwight V. THE GORGEOUS GHOUL.
KNOPF. NY 1941 1941 1st Edition Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First Edition. A near fine copy in a Vg.+ to Nf. dj. (Traces of offsetting to endpapers & pastedowns. Very shallow chipping at spine ends. Spine on dj. is mildly age toned) Black Mask writer's SECOND novel. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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7 Barr, Nevada. TRACK OF THE CAT.
PUTNAM. NY 1993 1993 0399138242 / 9780399138249 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Nevada Barr on the title page. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Trace of toning at edges of endpapers. ) FIRST Anna Pigeon. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8 Bezzerides, A. I. TOUGH GUY. (Formerly Titled: "Long Haul." )
New York Lion Books 1953 1st Paperbqack edition; 1st. paperback edition Paperback. Very Good with no dust jacket 
First Lion edition, and first printing under this title. A very good copy in pictorial printed wrappers. (Mild spine lean. Light shelf wear to cover & spine) Basis for the film titled "They Drive By Night." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 Bezzerides, A.I. And, Richards, Sylvia. CANNIBALS.
1982 First Edition. 
Unproduced SCRIPT. SIGNED by A.I. Bezzerides on the title page. About fine in red card covers, in bradbound mechanically reproduced sheets. Bezzerides is best known for his novels "Long Haul" and "Thieves' Market." Both made into memorable films.  
Price: 250.00 USD
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10 Biggers, Earl Derr. THE SECOND FLOOR MYSTERY. (Based on the Novel "The Agony Column.")
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1930 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Photoplay Edition. Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. designed by renowned illustrator Mach Tey. (Head of spine on cloth discolored. Clear tape repairs at edges of spine & front cover. Shallow chipping at spine ends. "The" missing in title. 1 1/2"-inch tear & small chip at base of front cover of dj.) Illustrated with photos from the film starring Loretta Young & Grant Withers in text. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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11 Biggers, Erle Derr. THE CHINESE PARROT.
BOBBS. INDIANAPOLIS 1926 1926 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Near fine in green cloth, with orange titles, lacking the rare dj. (Top & fore edges slightly shelfsoiled) Charlie Chan. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 Binet, Luarent. (Text) Taylor, Sam. (Trans. ) Hhhh.
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2012 0374169918 / 9780374169916 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
First American edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Well reviewed. ; 8vo 6" - 8 1/2" tall; 327 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Black, Benjamin. (A. K. A. John Banville) A DEATH IN SUMMER.
London Mantle. 2011 0330509098 / 9780330509091 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. Fourth Quirke Dublin mystery. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Black, Benjamin. (A. K. A. John Banville) The Black Eyed Blonde.
London MANTLE. 2014 1447236688 / 9781447236689 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. A Philip Marlowe novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Block, Lawrence. AFTER THE FIRST DEATH.
NY MACMILLAN. 1969 First Edition; First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Lawrence Block on the title page. Near fine in a near fine DJ. (Light shelf wear at bottom edge of boards. Short tear in at edge of spine on front panel of DJ. Previous owner's raised stamp at base of half-title page. ) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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16 Block, Lawrence. THE SINS OF THE FATHERS.
NY DELL. 1976 First Edition. 
A paperback original. INSCRIBED by Lawrence Block to two different individuals with some sly comments. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. THIRD Matt Scudder. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Bourdain, Anthony. The Bobby Gold Stories. a Novel.
New York Bloomsbury Publishing 2003 1-58234-233-4 / 9781582342337 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Fine in fine DJ. With red satin marker ribbon. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Buchan, John. MOUNTAIN MEADOW.
BOSTON: HOUGTON, MIFFLIN & CO. 1941 1941 9997556089 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First American Edition. Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Patches of dark offsetting to front pastedown & endpaper. Couple of mild damp spots & tiny chips at corners of dj. Spine on dj. lightly age darkened. Several short edge nicks in dj. 2 1/2"-inch sliver chips at spine & rear dj. flap folds) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Bunker, Edward. DEATH ROW BREAKOUT AND OTHER STORIES.
HARPENDEN NO EXIT PRESS. 2010 First Edition Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
A paperback original. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Bunker, Edward. DOG EAT DOG.
NY ST. MARTIN'S. 1996 0312143141 / 9780312143145 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED & dated by Edward Bunker on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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